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Eat. Drink. Learn. Shop

 

Let your taste buds lead the way as you sip, savour and sample your way through the Toronto Food + Drink Market where it is all about eating, drinking, shopping and learning!  From wine and beer samples and restaurant delicacies all the way to grocery store products, you won't walk away unsatisfied!

 

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Farmers Market

 

*NEW FOR 2015*

 

Sip, Sample & Buy!

 

Walk away with bottles of your favorite VQA Wines inside our Farmers Market and celebrate buying local food!

 

 

Food Categories


Cheese Producers
Ranchers of Meat & Poultry
Purveyors of Baked Goods, Preserves and Pickles

 

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Drink Categories


VQA Ontario Wines
Non-Alchoholic Beverages
Juices
Smoothies
Coffee & Tea

 

 

 

 

Are you interested in participating in the Farmers Market? Please contact Christine Wong at cwong@metroland.com for more information on how you can join!

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Master Classes

 

Exclusive Demos with Master Chefs!


The cost to attend each master class is dependent upon the chef and the instruction.

*Limited Spots Available*

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CELEBRITY CHEF SUSUR LEE
Saturday @ 6pm $50 per person

 

BOOK YOUR MASTER CLASS NOW!

 

Praised as one of the “Ten Chefs of the Millennium” in 2000 by Food & Wine magazine, Susur Lee is still at the top of his game. Between helming three restaurants in Toronto—Luckee, Lee & Bent—and overseeing his prestigious TungLok Heen in Singapore, Chef Lee makes numerous television appearances and travels the globe as guest chef and consultant. Balancing the epicurean traditions of China with the classical techniques of French cuisines, Chef Lee improvises a daring and original culinary aesthetic.

Demo Dishes:

Chiang Mai Fillet of Beef with Garlic Shrimp
Saffron Tomato Rice
Green Mango Salad
Papadum

 

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FARMERS' FABULOUS FEAST
Friday @ 6pm, $40 per person

 

BOOK YOUR MASTER CLASS NOW!

 

Featuring: Between The Lines Winery and The Epicurean Restaurant

Lisa Suarez from Between The Lines Winery and Excutive Chef Peter Brittain from the Epicurean Restaurant in Niagara-On-The-Lake, will ring in Spring by pairing the best farmers' market ingredients of the season. Learn how to blend fresh and delicious flavours in easy everyday recipes. Then, take it one step further and learn the elements of pairing this fabulous food with exciting everyday wines from Between The Lines Winery.

 

 

Demo Dishes:

      Truffle Carne Crude
       Pan Seared Quail
            Citrus Macerated Strawberries and Rhubarb

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SCOTCH TASTING
Friday @ 8pm, $40 per person

 

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Featuring Robin Morgan from MCO Wine and Spirits

Robin, will take you on a journey of the lore and rich history of the rarely trodden path of the Independent Bottlers of Scotch Whisky. His tasting will awaken ones desire to explore for ones self the hidden treasures and pleasures that awaits of the Independent Bottlers.

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SAKE TASTING
Saturday @ 12pm, $40 per person

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Featuring Robin Morgan from MCO Wine and Spirits

Robin is one of Canada’s most experienced Sake Educators, Sake Home brewer, and aficionado. He will break down the A, B and C’s of Sake, demystifying the misconceptions that have shrouded this ancient and elusive beverage. Come and join us as we enjoy the National beverage of japan that is Nihonshu and awaken to the tastes and aromas of the Far East.

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SPRING IN TUSCANY
Saturday @ 2pm

First Come, First Serve
  *Limited to 40 Seats

Featuring Tania Ganassini from The Norton Underground Secret Dining Society

 Tania Ganassini was a recent finalist on the hit show Chopped Canada. She has worked in a Michelin Star restaurant in Italy, as well as some of Toronto’s top restaurants including Canoe and Cafe Boulud in the
Four Seasons. Come watch this demonstration and personally explore the tastes of Tuscany with Tania in this amazing Italian-inspired Master Class.

 

 

Demo Dishes:

Grilled Panzanella salad with caper vinaigrette.
Bistecca Fiorentina (Florence style T-bone steak) with soft polenta and Ontario mushroom ragu.
Amaretti cookies with fresh Ontario ricotta, Niagara preserves, and maple syrup.

 

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BETWEEN THE LINES
GRAND TASTING 
Saturday @ 4pm
$40.00 per person

 

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Featuring Winemaker YannickWertsch

In this Grand Tasting, Yannick will take you through a portfolio which has been described as the most unique and freshest approach to winemaking in the region. The award-winning line-up includes their Gewürztraminer, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc and Vidal Icewine.

 

 

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FISHSTREET SEAFOOD 
Sunday @ 12pm

  First Come, First Serve
  *Limited to 40 Seats

Featuring Chef Anthony D'Ambrosio

The Catering Captain of Fish Street Market and Open Kitchen is going to be cooking up the best and freshest seafood. In this demo you will be taught by the seafood master himself - Focused around Salmon, this demonstration will surely get your tastebuds going.

 Demo Dishes:

Smoked Salmon Rolls
Salmon Gnocchi
Pickled Mixed Berries

 

 

 

 

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VIVA LA STREET FOOD
Sunday @ 2pm

 First Come, First Serve
  *Limited to 40 Seats 

 Featuring Matt Basile from Fidel Gastro's

 

 

 

Matt Basile is the creator of the Toronto based street food company, Fidel Gastro's. Operating as a Foodtruck, a catering company and a street food restaurant called Lisa Marie, Matt's business philosophy has always been about embracing different and making fun food. What is more fun than cooking up some big ol saucy meatballs? Spend time with the king of street food and you will surely be inspired!

 

Demo Dish:

Meatballs with portobello mushrooms

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Food Truck Alley

 

Welcome to Food Truck Alley!



Back by popular demand our Food Truck Alley feature is always evolving to showcase the newest and hottest food trucks. Come take a walk down Food Truck Alley and enjoy the tasty creations of local food trucks! You won't be disappointed!



FEATURING:

 

          

           The Foods Dudes                             Busters Sea Cove

 

        

           T. Dots Naansense                                Pappas Greek

 

  

           Fidel Gastro's                     Hank Daddy's Barbecue                     

 

Featured Events

Eat. Drink. Learn. Shop

April 10, 2015 at 12:00PM until April 12, 2015 at 05:00PM

Let your taste buds lead the way as you sip, savour and sample your way through the Toronto Food + Drink Market where it is all about eating, drinking, shopping and learning!

Health & Wellness Area

April 10, 2015 at 12:00PM until April 12, 2015 at 05:00PM

New for 2015 - The Health & Wellness Stage! JAM PACKED FULL OF AMAZING SPEAKERS!

Master Classes

April 10, 2015 at 12:00PM until April 12, 2015 at 05:00PM

NEW for 2015 - Intimate and interactive cooking demonstrations with master chefs! Consumers will watch and learn from a host of local and celebrity chefs throughout the weekend and get to sample their tasty creations.

Farmers Market

April 10, 2015 at 12:00PM until April 12, 2015 at 05:00PM

NEW FOR 2015 - The Toronto Food + Drink Farmers Market! Time to celebrate and buy local food and drink!

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